Aldermen Seek To Protect Military Personnel Under Hate Crime OrdinanceThe proposal approved in committee on Tuesday would add active and prior military personnel to those protected by the city’s hate crime ordinance.
Many Employers Now Actively Seeking VeteransThose returning home to Chicago from military service may find an especially receptive job market.
Local Military Personnel Get OK to Show Gay Pride Thanks to the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell, gay and lesbian soldiers and sailors have been told by top brass that it is OK to be out and proud.
Free Rides For Some Government Workers Costing CTA MillionsFive months after ending free rides for all senior citizens, the CTA is still providing free rides to thousands of civil service employees -- a practice that dates back to 1945, when it was mainly a “courtesy” extended to police and firefighters.
State, Federal Funds To Help Vets, Military Personnel Buy HomesGov. Pat Quinn says money from state and federal sources is now available to help veterans and active-duty military personnel purchase homes in Illinois.
25th Annual Call-In Offers Help For UnemployedThe Chicago firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas will help jobless callers through Tuesday.